Todd Davis

Man, 19, Fatally Shot Trying to Rob Security Guard: Dallas Police

A security guard fatally shot a 19-year-old man who tried to rob him in the parking lot of a Dallas Whataburger early Thursday morning, police say. [[372319441,C]]

Two people approached the security guard in the parking lot in the 5500 block of Lemmon Avenue just before 1 a.m., according to Dallas Police Department spokeswoman Lt. LaToya Porter.

Police said one of them tried to rob the security guard at gunpoint. The security guard then shot the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The security guard did not sustain any injuries," Porter said.

Police said they detained the other person who approached the security guard.

No further details have been released.

Contact Us